Headlines for Monday, May 9, 2005

  • Kela wins the 2004 Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Handicap at Del Mar.

    Grade I Winner Kela Retired

    Jay Manoogian's millionaire Kela, a grade I winner and runner-up in the 2004 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has been retired from racing because of an ankle chip.

  • Advertisement worn by jockey Jeremy Rose on Afleet Alex was not approved by the Kentucky Racing Authority.

    Ky. Racing Authority Reviewing Jockey Ads in Derby

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Authority is reviewing the wearing of advertising by some jockeys in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) that wasn't approved by the regulatory agency or Churchill Downs. Included is jockey Jeremy Rose, who finished third aboard Afleet Alex.

  • Key Statistics Increase at Tampa Bay Meet

    Bucking many national trends, Tampa Bay Downs concluded its 94-day season Sunday with increases in major business categories of wagering, attendance, and purses.

  • Firefighter's Lost Derby Superfecta Ticket Found at Turf Paradise

    Matching Giacomo's unbelievable victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) at 50-1 was Christopher Hertzog's loss of his $864,253 Derby Superfecta ticket Saturday and then having it found 24 hours later at Turf Paradise racetrack in Phoenix, Arizona.